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newscricket9 hours ago

Was unsure if I would be able to handle Zaheer Khan’s pace in 2007 World Cup, reveals Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal, who starred in Bangaldesh’s famous upset over India in the 2007 World Cup, revealed that prior to batting in that match, he had doubts over his own ability to tackle Zaheer Khan’s pace. Tamim further revealed that he spent the whole match admiring his idols Sachin, Dravid and Ganguly.
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newscricketa day ago

Sachin wanted to end Sourav Ganguly's career after Barbados Test, reveals Vikrant Gupta

Vikrant Gupta has revealed that the newly appointed skipper Sachin Tendulkar threatened and warned that he would end Sourav Ganguly’s career and send him back home after the Barbados Test loss. He also recalled how Sachin doubted himself after the Test series and contemplated quitting.
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newscricket2 days ago

2003 Australia tour on debut was really tough, recollects Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has recollected that the 2003 Australia tour, which also happened to be his debut tour was really tough. He also remembered Sourav Ganguly’s advice that he did not want to take the left-handed all-rounder Down Under because of the pressure that the tour would have on him.
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newscricket3 days ago

Sourav Ganguly was unconventional and fiercely proud, reveals VVS Laxman

Posting a photo of Sourav Ganguly’s Natwest Balcony celebration, VVS Laxman has recalled that the former Indian skipper was unconventional and fiercely proud as a skipper. Laxman further credited that Ganguly went on to empower many young and budding cricketers thanks to his leadership qualities.
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newscricket4 days ago

Sachin-Harbhajan’s April Fool’s prank almost made me quit captaincy, recalls Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly revealed that an April Fool’s prank in the Indian dressing room, led by Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh almost made him quit his role as the national team skipper. The southpaw also revealed how the prank opened him up and helped him to both score runs and retain captaincy.
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newscricket6 days ago

BCCI, ICC hell bent to get cricket back to normal, attests Sourav Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has attested that the BCCI and the ICC are hell bent on getting the sport back to normal and would achieve it within a period of six-seven months. Ganguly also promised that once the vaccine for the coronavirus is out, cricket will make a strong comeback.
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newscricket6 days ago

Sreesanth picks Kohli, Dhoni and Sachin in all-time ODI XI; names Ganguly captain

Indian pacer S Sreesanth named his ‘All-time ODI XI’ and decided to opt for the gigantic quartet of Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Sourav Ganguly, naming the now-BCCI President as the side’s skipper. Sreesanth, who’s played 53 ODIs, picked himself as the side’s 12th man.
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newscricket9 days ago

Reports | BCCI emerges as front-leader as boards agree to send Shashank Manohar off

As the situation turned dire with Shashank Manohar bringing a case against England and Wales Cricket Board, the ICC directors have agreed not to extend the Indian’s tenure further. A board director has further revealed that it is time India becomes the world leader once again for their resources.
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newscricket12 days ago

ICC Nominations Committee to formalise chairman election procedure on May 26

The International Cricket Committee will formalise the procedure for chairman election by next week (May 26) amidst speculation of BCCI planning to send Sourav Ganguly to the helm. As a matter of fact, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal has stated that the board would 'prefer an Indian' at the helm.
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newscricket13 days ago

Reports | BCCI seek SC approval to allow extension of Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah’s terms

The Board of Control for Cricket in India are said to have moved to the Supreme Court of India, seeking changes in the constitution that could potentially see both Ganguly and Jay Shah avert their cooling-off periods. The application for the same is said to have been filed by treasurer Arun Dhumal.
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